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Item 22718

Great Freshet, Topsham, 1896

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: 1896-03-02 Location: Topsham Media: Photographic print

Item 22760

Great Freshet, Brunswick, 1896

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: 1896-03-02 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 22719

Great Freshet, Androscoggin River, 1896

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: 1896-03-02 Location: Brunswick; Topsham Media: Photographic print

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Agriculture

A freshet is described as a flash flood or flood resulting from a spring thaw. These freshets battered crops, homes and mills.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… there “occurred the first of a series of great freshets, which from time to time have overflowed the valley of the river, entailing more or less…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 2 of 3

This bridge was swept away during the freshet of 1869. In a place considered a more accessible location a covered bridge was built and named Porter…